THE FEAST OF THE PROPHET ELISHA AT THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE

The Jerusalem Patriarchate - July 2016 On Monday, the 14th/27th of June 2016, the Patriarchate observed the memory of the Prophet Elisha at the Monastery dedicated to his name in Jericho, near the sycamore tree where Zacchaeus the tax collector had climbed to see the Lord “because he was short”. The church of the Monastery is dedicated ...

FEAST AT THE CHAPEL OF THE ANNUNCIATION OF THE DORMITION OF THEOTOKOS

The Patriarchate of Jerusalem On Tuesday, the 12th/25th of August 2015, a Divine Liturgy was held at the Chapel of the Annunciation of the Dormition of Theotokos, within the Galili Viri Monastery, where according to tradition, the Theotokos received the message of her Dormition by the Archangel Gabriel. Theotokos was especially fond of this site and ...

THE FEAST OF THE PROPHET ELISHA IN JERICHO

June - July 2014 On Friday the 15th/28th of June 2014, the memory of the prophet Elisha (Eliseus) was honoured in the Jericho Monastery dedicated to him and to St Zacchaeus, where lie remnants of the sycamore tree he climbed as a child in order to see the Lord (Luke 19, 4). The Monastery is dedicated to ...